PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 63-year-old Hillsboro woman died when the Honda Civic she was in was hit by an oncoming Tesla Friday evening in Aloha, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office said.
The head-on crash at SE Cornelius Pass Road and Augusta Drive happened around 7:30 p.m., officials said. The initial investigation revealed the Honda pulled out onto SE Cornelius Pass Road in front of the Tesla. The driver of the Tesla, who had the right-of-way, tried but couldn’t avoid hitting the Honda.
Two people were inside the Honda, including Balbina Andrade. Both were trapped inside, but despite emergency procedures Andrade died at the scene. The condition of the other person was not released.
“Speed and impairment were not factors in this crash,” investigators said.
No other information is available at this time.